Chelsea Chowder House & Bar
Evoking the feel of a British chowder and public house complete with subway-tiled walls and tables cloaked in butcher paper, Chelsea Chowder House & Bar offers a contemporary take on the traditional seafood restaurant. Enjoy a variety of chowders and stews coupled with craft brews for an unforgettable culinary experience. Prime meats provide landlubbers with choices as well, and the curated wine list and handcrafted cocktails pair well with Chef selections.
Plunge at 1900 Ocean Beach Club
Hidden in plain sight, Plunge at 1900 Ocean Beach Club feels very much like, well, a club. Located along Ocean Boulevard on the mezzanine level of one of the city's luxe hi-rise buildings, tables gaze out over a swathe of beach and blue Pacific. The of American fare offers a tantalizing array of appetizers, entrees and seafood with sweeping views paired best with a glass of wine.
Michael’s on Naples
Michael Dene opened his namesake restaurant, Michael’s On Naples, near his Long Beach, California, home in 2007. Under the toque is Chef Eric Samaniego, formerly of Little Sparrow, with Massimo Aronne serving as general manager and sommelier. This contemporary Italian dining destination has a new reimagined Rooftop Lounge with a more casual and shareable menu that is separate from the fine dining taking place downstairs. Beneath a veil of stars and retractable roof is also a 14-seat horseshoe-shaped bar and conversational deck warmed by fire pits. Downstairs has also been updated with a new color palette, high top tables adjacent to the bar, and gallery of artwork in the cozy Chef's Gallery. The menu upstairs and downstairs boasts sustainable and locally produced ingredients with sauces and cheeses made in-house. The award-winning restaurant is open nightly for dinner with Happy Hour is offered daily from 5-7pm daily, including weekends.
Lucciola (The Firefly)$10
An apertivo made with vodka, vermouth bianco, strawberry shrub, bitters, soda
Fuego at the Maya
With a vibrantly colored indoor-outdoor dining room overlooking panoramic views of downtown Long Beach and the historic Queen Mary, Fuego is a fabulous dining destination specializing in mariscos (fresh seafood), including platters of shrimp, oysters, mussels and lobster, as well as ceviche. Also featured is a generous array of antojitos (appetizers), as well as tacos, tortas and entrées coupled with contemporary Latin cocktails.
Made with Anejo Tequila, Pomegranate Juice, Honey & Lemon.